Library Specialist 3

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Job Title: Library Specialist 3
Agency: LA Tech University
Opening Date: Mon. 07/21/14
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 08/06/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $10.86 - $22.86 hourly
$1,882.00 - $3,962.00 monthly
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Ruston, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
Three years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty, two years of which must have been in clerical library work.
Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required general experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience.
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for one year of the required general experience.
College training will substitute for the required general experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
A baccalaureate degree will substitute for all of the required experience.
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments. Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
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scoreis required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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For further information about this vacancy contact:
Sherri Crawford
Human Resources
Louisiana Tech University
POBox 3173
Ruston, LA 71272
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To perform highly-specialized technical tasks that facilitate the organization and management of information sources; or to function as an assistant supervisor within a department.
Level of Work:
Supervision Received:
Broad from Library Specialist Supervisor, Librarian, or other management personnel.
Supervision Exercised:
May exercise direct or functional supervision over lower level Library Specialists, students, and volunteers.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from Library Specialist 2 by the presence of advanced journeyman-complex/quasi-supervisor responsibilities.
Differs from Library Specialist Supervisor by the absence of management responsibility in units/departments lacking a full-time Librarian and/or direct supervisory duties.
Examples of Work:
Performs highly specialized library duties such as microfilming, preservation, archival processing, etc.
Provides detailed information on library services and answers questions from library patrons. Instructs patrons in the use of library systems, print/electronic indexes, Internet resources, etc.
Resolves highly complex problems related to the use of bibliographic records (i.e., complicated serial title changes, special languages and/or formats, etc.).
Coordinates bindery or restoration and repair activities for a library. Solves bindery problems and determines from guidelines the appropriate style or alternative treatment of materials.
Edits problematic bibliographic entries for libraries online automated system using accepted library standards and procedures.
Monitors and ensures accuracy and consistency of information in databases.
Maintains a working knowledge of and operates microcomputer word processing/database/spreadsheet packages, etc., to produce printed material as required.
May determine work priorities of assigned staff, set deadlines, evaluate staff performance, and develop staff training manuals.
Responsible for the productivity and quality of subordinates work performance.
May assist in the interview and selection of new employees, conduct orientation and training activities, approve annual and sick leave, or resolve problems when necessary.
Recommends and implements changes in library policies and procedures.
Assists in planning and conducting training programs or workshops, both internally and externally.
Serves on standing and ad hoc committees.
Performs related work as required by circumstances or as directed.

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